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Meet Jasmine Baker, culinary enthusiast + hospitality pro

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 week ago

It takes a village: "It's celebrating your village and appreciating your village. To me, that is the foundation of any great business, of any great professional."

Jasmine Baker, For the Love of Food
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My Night In Nine: A Club Called Rhonda w/ April Wozny

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 week, 2 days ago

With seven years of the Business Woman's Special behind her, April Wozny is the queen of queer who loves going full tilt with the city's reigning queens.

My Night In Nine: April Wozny
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PHOTOS: Inside Canada's Film Party at TIFF

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

The Drake Hotel played host to the annual + beloved Canada Party at TIFF.

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Creative Class: TIFF Filmmaker, Molly McGlynn

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

While the combination of challenges that goes into producing a film for TIFF would have dismayed most, Molly was determined to get a short into the festival, and she did.

Molly Glynn, TIFF Filmmaker on the Drake Blog
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MY NIGHT IN NINE: SHARMARKE ABDI A.K.A. @RE.MARK

Posted by Jen McNeely, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Best known for his moody cityscape shots and street-side portraits of the other Drake, we invited photographer Sharmarke Abdi (of worshipped IG account @re.mark) to spend a night at The Drake Hotel and share his visit in nine pics.

Sharmarke Abdi, My Night in Nine
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Creative Families: Art From the Start

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month ago

With the back-to-school season mere days away, we decided to shine a light on local creative families that inspire us. From how they choose to dress to their outlook on parenthood, a bit of insight into their lives may spark some creativity in your own.

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